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Mu·dé·jar

 (mo͞o-thĕ′här)
n. pl. Mu·déja·res (-hä-rĕs′)
A Muslim who remained in Spain after it had been reconquered by the Christians in the Middle Ages.
adj.
Of or relating to a style of Spanish architecture of the 12th to the 17th century, combining Moorish and Gothic forms.

[Spanish, from Arabic mudajjan, permitted to remain, Mudéjar, passive participle of dajjana, to allow to remain, from dajana, to remain, stay; see dgn in Semitic roots.]

Mudéjar

(muˈðɛxar)
n, pl -jares (-xares)
1. (Historical Terms) medieval history a Spanish Moor, esp one permitted to stay in Spain after the Christian reconquest
2. (Peoples) medieval history a Spanish Moor, esp one permitted to stay in Spain after the Christian reconquest
adj (also without capital)
(Architecture) of or relating to a style of architecture originated by Mudéjares
[from Arabic mudajjan one permitted to remain]

Mu•dé•jar

(Sp. muˈðɛ hɑr)

n., pl. -ja•res (-hɑˌrɛs)

adj. n.
1. a Muslim allowed to remain in Spain after the Christian reconquest, esp. during the 8th–13th centuries.
adj.
2. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of the Mudéjars.
[1860–65; < Sp < Arabic muddajjan permitted to stay]
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The Moors of Aragon are called Tagarins in Barbary, and those of Granada Mudejars; but in the Kingdom of Fez they call the Mudejars Elches, and they are the people the king chiefly employs in war.
Today, the only important witnesses of that illustrious time are the Alcazaba, now a seminary, and Mudejar (Muslims living under Christian rule) art, found in all the old churches.
Esta iglesia, junto a Santa Maria la Mayor, en la Plaza del Pan, de estilo mudejar y con su roseton gotico, son las mas destacadas.
El desarrollo del lenguaje mudejar en Canarias a partir del siglo XVI se vio circunscrito a la construccion de armaduras de madera que, con la laceria y las soluciones constructivas propias de la herencia musulmana en territorio espanol, produjo numerosos ejemplos que atestiguan, no solo la pervivencia de este estilo, sino tambien la libertad gremial y la toma de licencias constructivas, compositivas y estructurales, por parte de los carpinteros de lo blanco en las islas.
Ahi, hasta la emblematica fuente colonial de estilo mudejar sufrio los impactos de la sacudida de la tierra provocada.
Tenders are invited for Execution of various conservation and exploitation operations: N-240 Tarragona to San Sebastin and Bilbao; N-330 Alicante to France by Zaragoza; A-22 Lleida to Huesca; A-23 Mudejar. Province of Huesca.
Some of the structures sport the graceful arches and Mudejar decoration that are the unmistakable heritage of Toledo's Moorish past before it became a Catholic enclave through the Reconquista, or the reconquest of Spain from its Arab rulers.
Construido entre 1941 y 1942, fue disenado por el arquitecto Francisco D'Amico, en un estilo neocolonial al que se le agregaron ornamentos de otras corrientes artisticas, principalmente ajaracas estilo arabe y mudejar, razon por lo cual el INAH lo clasifico como edificio eclectico y parte del patrimonio artistico e historico de la ciudad.
He discusses the concept of hijra (migration) in medieval Iberia and the Maghrib; the status of the mudejar religious leadership according to Maliki law; life, family, and property in the abode of war; and European rule in the 19th-century Maghrib and the reception of Reconquista-era law.
Procede este conjunto de piezas de la capilla mudejar de Santiago, perteneciente a la antigua iglesia de San Bartolome.
Aragon of virtue Tarazona de Aragon is known as the Mudejar City, due to the Moorish design of its buildings, with their colourful tile work.